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  1. [Opinion] Jailing Iran's Internet, one user at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | EUobserver

    Our newsletters are sent in standard text/plain format, we protect your email address and you can easily unsubscribe from the newsletter at any point. This September, the Revolutionary Guards arrested 11 people in the province of Shiraz for sending joke messages through the Viber application, poking fun at the founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Khomeini.

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  2. 5 Amazing places in Iran you've never heard ofRead the original story

    Wednesday | WICU12 Erie

    It might not be on everyone's travel radar, but Iran has a well-worn tourist circuit, encompassing attractions in the ancient cities of Shiraz and Isfahan. For those wanting to get off the beaten path, the country has a wealth of lesser-known destinations that rival the stunning beauty and historical significance of their more famous counterparts.

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  3. A Tourist waves an Australian flag as he looks out of the window of a luxury trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Al Bawaba

    A Tourist waves an Australian flag as he looks out of the window of a luxury train at a station in Tehran after arriving in the Iranian capital from Budapest on October 27, 2014. The tourists from Germany, Russia, Switzerland, Denmark, Britain, Australia, Spain, Singapore and Turkey spent two weeks visiting Tabriz, Zanjan, Yazd, Isfahan, Shiraz before arriving in Tehran for their flight back to Istanbul.

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  4. Luxury train pulls into TehranRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Stuff.co.nz

    A Tourist waves an Australian falg as he looks out of the window of a luxury train at a station in Tehran after arriving in the Iranian capital from Budapest. Tourists walk on a platform at a station in Tehran after arriving in the Iranian capital on a luxury train from Budapest.

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  5. Incredible, Impossible,Indelible IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | TrekEarth

    Iran's tourist boards have focused on selling to the tourists places like Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd, Persopolis and seemed to have neglected their amazing landscape. I was utterly bewildered and delighted in East Azerbaijan as we drove along the highway from Kandovan to Zanjan.

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  6. Luxury train pulls into Tehran amid Western tourism pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Tourists walk on a platform at a station in Tehran after arriving in the Iranian capital on a luxury train from Budapest on October 27, 2014. AFP Photo A luxury train filled with Western tourists pulled into Tehran on Oct. 27, after an almost two-week journey from Budapest taking in Iranian cities that reportedly cost up to $31,000 a head.

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  7. Spanish university to host seminar on Sadi, CervantesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Tehran Times

    The Complutense University of Madrid will host a seminar on Persian poet Sadi and Spanish author Cervantes on October 28 and 29. Eleven Iranian and Spanish experts on Sadi and Cervantes have been invited to discuss their latest studies about the two literary figures at the seminar, which has been organized by Tehran's Book City Institute. This seminar is a return colloquium that the Book City Institute held on Sadi and Cervantes in mid April 2014 in Tehran.

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  8. Salma Hayek Starring in Three New FilmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | The Daily Star

    Salma Hayek, the 47-year-old Latina actress famous for her roles in movies such as the 1996 Hollywood adaptation of Quentin Tarantino's dark screenplay, From Dusk Til Dawn, and, most recently, Grown Ups and Grown Ups 2. The Mexican-born leading lady has taken on three films in 2014: A Three Dog Life, The Septembers of Shiraz, and Everly. A Three Dog Life, a film based on the bestselling memoir by Abigail Thomas, will co-star Hayek and John Travolta, both of the stars' first major roles in some time.

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  9. Naqsh-e RustamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | TrekEarth

    At a distance of 2.6 kilometers south of Naqsh-e Rustam bed or is located. In the past, the name of this place has three domes or Dogonbadan among the people of the region, namely mountains , mountain, pool or mountains was called for and possibly name Rostam, Naqsh after the Persians , epic hero and rock paintings communicate the Sassanid kings was given to this place.

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  10. Iran's Isfahan Outraged Over Acid AttacksRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Payvand News of Iran

    As she sat in her car with the window open, two men on a motorcycle threw liquid acid at her. The attack left her completely blind in her right eye, with injuries to her left eye and extensive burns to her forehead, hands, and legs, her father, Nasser Jowrkesh, told the BBC's Persian service.

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  11. Air Arabia adds Abadan to its networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Anna.aero

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  12. Breathtaking Beauty in Centuries-Old SymmetryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | ABC News

    The Pink Mosque, or Nasir al-mulk Mosque, is an historical site located in Shiraz, Iran. What makes it unique is the intricate mosaic work, the beautiful colored lights coming in through the stained glass windows and its dominant red color.

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  13. Iran says number of foreign tourists surgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Newsday

    The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday. Masoud Soltanifar said on state TV that the thriving industry could help boost Iran's economy out of recession and bring in much-needed hard currency.

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  14. Iran's top tourism official reports surge in number of foreigners visiting the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 per cent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday. Masoud Soltanifar said on state TV that the thriving industry could help boost Iran's economy out of recession and bring in much-needed hard currency.

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  15. Iran's Isfahan Outraged Over Acid AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Weekday Magazine

    Police investigators stand next to a car splashed with acid that was reportedly thrown at a woman in the central Iranian city of Isfahan. As she sat in her car with the window open, two men on a motorcycle threw liquid acid at her.

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  16. Bahrain's Gulf Air set to resume flights to ShirazRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Tehran Times

    The route to the capital of Fars Province will become the airline's 40th destination, the airline said, adding that the city will be served with three weekly flights, starting from December 15. In 2012, Gulf Air said it was planning to restart flights to Tehran, Mashhad, Shiraz and Isfahan but the re-launch was dogged by delays in getting approval from aviation authorities. Gulf Air acting CEO Maher Salman Al Musallam said: "We are further strengthening and supplementing our Iran operations after the recent resumption of flights to both Mashhad and Tehran .

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  17. Gulf Air goes back to IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Al Bawaba

    Gulf Air, the national carrier of Bahrain, yesterday announced the relaunch of flights to Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province in Iran. The airline's 40th destination will be served with three weekly flights, starting from December 15, reported the Gulf Daily News , our sister publication.

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  18. The hot new tourist spot? IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Lowell Sun

    The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday. Masoud Soltanifar said on state TV that the thriving industry could help boost Iran's economy out of recession and bring in much-needed hard currency.

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  19. Iran Sees a Surge in Tourism Thanks to Eased Visa Rules, Better PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Skift

    Not having a leader that's an A-1 jerk always helps a country focus on marketing its resources rather than hiding its head in shame. The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday.

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  20. Iran mass-produces "Hafez" radar systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Trend

    Iran launched production lines for three radar systems including "Hafez" in the southern city of Shiraz, the country's official IRNA news agency reported Oct. 19. The production lines were inaugurated at a ceremony attended by Iran's Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base. The advanced phased array, 3-dimensional Hafez radar is being used in "Mersad" air defense system, Hatami said, adding the medium range radar system is able to discover various air targets including fighters, unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles in low and medium altitude.

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